Undertaker Return Update, WWE RAW with Seth Green Breakdown, Hogan, More

Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter



– The end is near for Hulk and Linda Hogan’s long, bitter divorce battle. According to TMZ.com, they’ve begun negotiations and a settlement could be announced “as early as next week.”

– In attendance figure news, last Saturday’s RAW brand house show in Aiken, South Carolina drew a sellout crowd of 4,000 fans. Also, Sunday’s SmackDown/ECW house show in Greenville, South Carolina drew 4,500 fans.

– At this point, it is highly unlikely that The Undertaker will be returning in time for SummerSlam. The current target date for his return is the September pay-per-view on the 13th, Breaking Point.

– As reported earlier, last week’s Seth Green-hosted episode of RAW drew a 3.55 cable rating, which rounds up to a 3.6. In the segment-by-segment numbers, the bikini match pitting Kelly Kelly, Mickie James and Gail Kim against Maryse, Alicia Fox and Rosa Mendes lost 250,000 viewers coming off Seth Green’s segment. Carlito’s match with The Miz would lose 162,000 additional viewers. MVP’s loss to Jack Swagger saw a slight gain as the match gained 15,000 viewers. Chris Jericho’s interview and “match” with Mark Henry gained 899,000 viewers and was the high point of the show sans the overrun. Chavo Guerrero’s bout with Hornswoggle lost 412,000 viewers, although that’s not unusual for that point of the show. Evan Bourne’s match with Big Show gained 191,000 viewers. The main event featuring Seth Green, John Cena and Triple H against Legacy gained over a million viewers, 1,223,000 to be exact. Overall, the overrun drew a 4.47, which is tremendous.

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